L: Boxes for Katje by Candace Fleming, 2003. Set in Holland after WW II, a wonderful holiday read, this book truly expresses the joy of giving and caring for one another. RL: 3.5
O: Otis and the Tornado by Loren Long, 2011. When a tornado threatens his farm, Otis the tractor must try to save the animals, including an unfriendly bull. RL: 4.2
M: Maple & Willow Together by Lori Nichols. Follow sisters Maple and Willow as they do everything together, and it’s not always sunshine and rainbows. RL: 2.7
M: Fishtale by Hans Bauer and Catherine Masciola. An ordinary fishing trip becomes an unforgettable adventure when twelve-year-old Sawyer pursues a legendary giant catfish and a stolen ring that may hold the key to his mother’s life. RL: 5.9
O: The Thing about Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin, 2015. Twelve-year-old Suzy Swanson wades through her intense grief over the loss of her best friend by investigating the rare jellyfish she is convinced was responsible for her friend's death. RL: 5.0
L: Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly, 2015. Can fish climb trees? A triumphant story that follows the life of a young girl with dyslexia. It’s amazing she’s lasted this long hiding her disability. RL:
O: Head Lice by Elise Gravel, 2015. Factual information presented in a hilarious way all about those pesky head lice. Check out the series. RL: 4.3
M: My Librarian is a Camel: How books are brought to children around the world by Margriet Ruurs. This is a photo essay of mobile libraries and a celebration of books and readers.
L: Eye to Eye; How Animals See the World by Steve Jenkins, .
A fabulous book about animal eyesight ( or not), and accompanying adaptations. The illustrations are well worth the time to browse through this book.